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Catalogue of Technologies for Reducing the Environmental Impact of Fine Tailings from Oil Sands Processing

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  • A catalogue containing 22 technologies for reducing the environmental impact of fine tailings derived from oil sand processing has been assembled. The simple format which was developed as part of this study consisted of a spreadsheet outline of the technologies and a process summary for each technology. The format of the catalogue allows for convenient updating. Information contained in the catalogue was obtained directly from the proponents of the technologies. No evaluation or ranking of the technologies was carried out at this stage since this was not included in the scope of work. Such evaluation would require a more detailed information base and the development of a suitable set of criteria. However, a detailed set of questions was prepared that highlights the environmentally related information that a proponent should have. These questions should help to form a basis for comparisons among the technologies.

  • Date created
    1993
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  • Type of Item
    Report
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3DB7VW72
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    This material is provided under educational reproduction permissions included in Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development's Copyright and Disclosure Statement, see terms at http://www.environment.alberta.ca/copyright.html. This Statement requires the following identification: \"The source of the materials is Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development http://www.environment.gov.ab.ca/. The use of these materials by the end user is done without any affiliation with or endorsement by the Government of Alberta. Reliance upon the end user's use of these materials is at the risk of the end user.